Dunearn path is in the Darnaway Forest and is about one mile south of Conicavel village, it is a circular route, part of which follows close to the River Findhorn. Be aware, the path in sections is very close to the edge of steep drops down to the river.
THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:
Dunearn path has a small gravel car park and interpretation board at the start, it has two routes which are colour marked on waymarkers. The path has various scenic views along its length of the river and also a viewpoint.Their is a variety of wildlife to be seen and many varieties of trees and plant life to observe.The colours reflecting the time and season of the year.
An undulating path of between one and four miles, which may have a few short steep sections and/or varying surfaces.
ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:
00 Day(s) 01 Hour(s) 30 Minute(s)
The path has no barriers but does have a narrow footbridge and several wooden walkways with small sets of steps to negogiate.
Dunearn paths terrain is a mixture of woodland earth,aggregate and forest vehicle track.The path can be very wet and muddy in places, in winter time small sections of the path can be covered with leaves so making it very slippy.
All non motorised users have a right of access to use this route under the Land Reformed (Scotland)Act 2003.The route is suitable for a wide range of users but the terrain might prove difficult for the less able.
You now have a 'right of access' to all the paths featured. You are required to act responsibly in accordance with the new Scottish Outdoor Access Code (SOAC). Know the code before you go! To acknowledge landowners and farmers co-operation in making these walks possible leave the area as you find it, respect property and take care to stay away from farming and timber operations. Please keep dogs under control at all times and on a lead near livestock. Note: Please do not pick wild flowers, this is a criminal offence.
Moray Council Outdoor Access Manager,Ian Douglas-01343 557049.
Traveline Public Transport Info, 0870 608 2608.
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